Worthy v. City Of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
November 10, 2014
Incident time
8:00 PM
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant Officers came to Plaintiff's apartment in response to a 911 call alleging that he had broken an individual's cell phone. Officers ordered Plaintiff to take a walk to calm him down from a heated argument and so he went to tell his daughter that he was leaving. Officers then grabbed him, pepper sprayed him, handcuffed and arrested him. Plaintiff was taken to the hospital then the 25th Precinct, where he was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest, and Harassment. Charges were dismissed 30.30

Plaintiff Attorney

Cyrus Joubin Cyrus Joubin, Esq. 43 W. 43rd Street, Suite 119 New York, NY 10036 347-223-4296 Fax: 718-228-7679 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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